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Exhibitions
Upcoming exhibitions

Encased: the work of Cynthia Pell / (Mrs) Cynthia Weldon

From

21 March 2018

To

1 September 2018

Location

Bethlem Museum of the Mind
Bethlem Royal Hospital
Monks Orchard Road
Beckenham
Kent BR3 3BX

Cynthia Weldon, née Pell, was recognised as an exceptionally promising and prolific artist but suffered mental illness throughout her life and spent much of it in and out of hospitals, hostels and institutions. On occasions she was homeless. This exhibition explores Pell’s art, life, identity and search for sanctuary. It includes three previously unseen works acquired and conserved by Bethlem Museum of the Mind as well as loan items from Pell’s art therapist Britta Von Zweigbergk and the New Hall Art Collection.